Sunday, January 3, 2010

Shopping Blues

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We've had a few very nice, sunny days. Still much too cold for my taste, but at least we've been able to get out and about, and the snow is mostly gone. Well, except for those huge sooty piles of icy mess here and there. I'm trying to ignore them, although when we're out shopping that gets a little difficult. But sometimes, even though weather conditions may not be ideal, they do provide a few giggles. Like this shopping cart - the poor thing looks exhausted, doesn't it? Well, hey, I feel the same way after fighting for a space in those snow-filled parking lots! (Click on photo to enlarge.)

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  1. oh that looks quite sad, very nice photo though

  2. Great shadow shot and kind of the perfect after holiday picture! Wishing you all the good things for the new year! Enjoy!


  3. Hi!
    That's a great shadow shot! Someone needs to give the poor thing a picker upper. Thanks for stopping by my place, Sherrie's Stuff. Have a great evening!


  4. Haha! Great shadow shot. I believe that is one worn out cart... The Christmas rush was just too much. Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting on my shadow shot!

  5. Fantastic photo. It would make a great mood photo to hang on the door.

  6. Hi Joy, Great shadow shot---but you are right.. That cart needs some help and some LOVE.

    Gads---seeing all of that nasty snow left.... I love snow--but not when it looks like that.


  7. This made me smile! Poor old thing, I can relate, shopping makes me feel like that too.
    Interesting shadows.
    Thanks for visiting me in Normandy today.

  8. Oh no that is the same as what I saw last night when we bought some food...Happy blue Monday...

  9. So pathetic! Of course, I have a tendency to feel sorry for inanimate objects but it is a sad little photo.

  10. That's a beautiful shadow of the blue shopping cart! Thanks for the visit. I really appreciate your kindness..

  11. Oh, well spotted! Great capture.Poor wee abandoned trolley, cast aside like an empty . . . trolley!

  12. That blue is such a cheerful color, that it's hard for me to say it's sad, Joy; perhaps, it's only taking a short nap! Happy New Year and Happy Blue Monday.

  13. Hehe poor blue cart I guess the thing is very exhausted and outside too is bitterly cold. Thanks for sharing!

    MYM/BM:Christmas gifts

  14. What a great capture. You have the eye of a professional photographer. A wish for a Happy Blue Monday comes attached to one wishing you a Happy New Year.

  15. Ha! That's great. Happy Blue Monday!!

  16. Those parking lot piles of snow take absolutely months to go away! They are like petrified piles of snow! LOL! Hope things warm up for you! Happy Blue Monday! : )

  17. Poor thing. Looks like it shopped til it dropped. Just laid itself down in the snow and died. LOL

    Makes an interesting pattern of shadows, though. Thanks for stopping by at mine.


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